Speed Cameras (5062_14)

Request

–        How many speeders did the speed camera that caught the most speeders last year (2013) catch (i.e. how many tickets were issued as a result)?

–        How much did the speed camera that produced the most income in speeding tickets make in total last year (2013)?

–        Can you provide the location and/or road name of this speed camera?

–        How many speeding tickets were issued in your area in the past three years, split by year (2014-to-date, 2013 and 2012).

–        How much was paid to your Police force as a result of these speeding tickets?

Response

The information we are providing is based on sites and not cameras.  All GATSO cameras in the West Midlands Police area were turned off in April 2013, but we still enforce by way of mobile enforcement cameras.  We also have variable speed cameras and average speed cameras on the motorway.

 

Q.1 – The variable speed cameras between Junctions 10a to 10 on the M6 had the most tickets issued.  This resulted in 5656 tickets being issued.

The average speed cameras on the M6 motorway between junctions 6 and 8 resulted in 9958 ticket being issued.

In relation to sites within the West Midlands, the site that produced the most tickets would be Heartlands Parkway with 1164 tickets issued.

 

Q.2 and 3 – There has been no income received by West Midlands Police for the issue of Notice of Intended Prosecution.

 

Q.4 – Below is shown how many offences were passed to Central Ticket Office for Notice of Intended Prosecution to be issued

2012 – 122,452

2013 – 79, 617

2014 to the end of April (May stats are incomplete data ) – 15, 718.

Q.5 – There has been no payment received by West Midlands Police for the issue of Notice of Intended Prosecution.

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